Board Information

Name CHOOSE CHICAGO
Function To serve as the official destination marketing organization for McCormick Place and Chicago.
Composition Mayoral Appointments: at least 8   Ex Officio Members: not specified   Other: not specified
City Council Approval Not Required
Legal Authority 70 ILCS 210/5.6

Membership

Member Name Term Expires Appointed by
Jeffrey J Bethke No Expiration Date Ex Officio
Jay Blunk 06/30/2022 Other
Honorable Walter Burnett No Expiration Date Ex Officio
Larita Clark No Expiration Date Ex Officio
Catherine De Orio 06/30/2024 Mayor
Lisa Duarte 06/30/2024 Other
Glenn Eden 06/30/2022 Mayor
Michael Fassnacht 06/30/2024 Mayor
Donald Finn No Expiration Date Ex Officio
Richard Gamble 06/30/2022 Other
Sylvia I Garcia No Expiration Date Ex Officio
Marilynn Gardner 06/30/2022 Other
Billy Glunz No Expiration Date Ex Officio
Erin Harkey No Expiration Date Ex Officio
Chevy Humphrey 06/30/2024 Other
Ayesha A Jaco 06/30/2023 Mayor
David Jacobs 06/30/2023 Other
Michael Jacobson 06/30/2022 Other
Arthur L Johnston 06/30/2022 Mayor
Mark E Kelly No Expiration Date Ex Officio
Barbara Laken No Expiration Date Ex Officio
Mark Lauer 06/30/2023 Other
Rich Levin No Expiration Date Ex Officio
Michelle Mason 06/30/2022 Other
Kenneth Meyer No Expiration Date Ex Officio
Jerry Mickelson 06/30/2023 Other
Gary Perinar 06/30/2024 Other
Maria Razumich-Zec 06/30/2023 Other
Robert G Reiter, Jr. 06/30/2022 Other
Jamie Rhee No Expiration Date Ex Officio
James E Rondeau 06/30/2023 Mayor
Meg Sahs 06/30/2022 Other
Myrna Salazar 06/30/2022 Other
Juan Salgado 06/30/2023 Mayor
Manuel Sanchez 06/30/2023 Other
Rebecca Shi 06/30/2024 Other
Alexandra Sims 06/30/2024 Other
Liz Stark 06/30/2023 Mayor
Michael Strautmanis 06/30/2024 Mayor
Christie Tarantino-Dean 06/30/2024 Other
Sam P Toia 06/30/2023 Mayor
John Wells 06/30/2022 Other
Nykia Wright 06/30/2023 Other
Betsy Zieger 06/30/2023 Other

The information on this site is current as of May 19, 2022